Medieval Indian History

Multiple choice questions on Medieval Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

1. The death of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb occurred at which among the following places?
[A] Agra
[B] Bijapur
[C] Ahmednagar
[D] Pune

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2. Which among the following rulers of the Chola Empire conquered the Maldives during his regime ?
[A] Raja Raja Chola I
[B] Rajendra Chola
[C] Kulothunga Chola I
[D] Vikrama Chola

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3. Who among the following defeated Muhammad Ghori near Mount Abu?
[A] Bhimdev Solanki II
[B] Vijaya Dev
[C] Bhimdev Solanki I
[D] None of these

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4. From the times of which among the following Chola rulers, the Gangaikondacholapuram became the capital of the Chola empire?
[A] Parantaka Chola I
[B] Rajendra Chola I
[C] Kulottunga Chola I
[D] Vikrama Chola

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5. Which of the following Rajput rulers is known to have donated for the reconstruction of a mosque?
[A] Mihir Bhoja
[B] Bhoja Parmar
[C] Prithviraj III
[D] Jai Singh Siddharaj

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6. The lowest in rank in the Maratha infantry was of__?
[A] Nayak
[B] Hawaldar
[C] Zumladar
[D] Hazari

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7. The Mahzarnama was promulgated by Emperor Akbar in__?
[A] 1560 A.D.
[B] 1572 A.D.
[C] 1576 A.D.
[D] 1579 A.D.

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8. The irrigation tax was charged on the farmers for the first time by which among the following Sultans?
[A] Alauddin Khilji
[B] Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
[C] Mohammad Tughlaq
[D] Firoz Tughlaq

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9. Who among the following Sultans of Delhi assumed the title Sikandar-i-Sani?
[A] Balban
[B] Alauddin Khalji
[C] Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
[D] Sikandar Lodi

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10. The Sayyid dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate is called so because__?
[A] Its founder and his successors adopted the title Sayyid
[B] Its founder and his successors belonged to the Sayyid tribe of eastern Turkistan
[C] Its founder and his successors were descendant of the prophet Muhammad
[D] Its founder was a scholar of Islamic theology

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